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Bill Frost

Senior Staff Writer

Bill Frost has been a journalist and TV reviewer since the 4:3-aspect-ratio ’90s. His pulse-pounding prose has been featured in The Salt Lake Tribune, Pacific Northwest Inlander, Coachella Valley Independent, Salt Lake City Weekly, and many other dead-tree publications (see BillFrost.tv). In addition to being a Senior Staff Writer at CableTV.com, Bill is a Senior Writer and streaming TV columnist at SLUGMag.com. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.

Peacock Review 2021: Plans, Pricing, and More

by | Jun 24, 2021 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Peacock, named after NBC’s classic multicolored mascot, is an on-demand streaming service from NBCUniversal. It carries over 15,000 hours of TV shows and movies from the NBCU vault, as well as exclusive original content, and live news and sports (like the 2021 Summer Olympics). Most newsworthy, Peacock is now the only place to stream The Office.

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Sling TV vs. Hulu + Live TV

by | Jun 18, 2021 | Reviews, Versus Reviews | 0 

Sling TV and Hulu + Live TV are two of the biggest players in the livestreaming TV game. One is an excellent service that offers a surprising amount of popular entertainment, sports, and local channels at an attractive price point; the other is Sling TV—but we’re getting ahead of ourselves.

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Xfinity vs. AT&T Internet

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Xfinity cable internet is not only available nearly everywhere, but also fast anywhere you get it. Cable is already the second-best connection out there, and Xfinity is building infrastructure toward the first-best connection: fiber. Unfortunately, the company’s fiber coverage is still limited.

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Paramount Plus Review

by | Jun 10, 2021 | Reviews | 0 

Paramount+ is the new name of streaming service CBS All Access—because no rebrand is complete without a “+” next to the title. It retains all of CBS All Access’s programming (like The Good Fight, Why Women Kill, and the Star Trek catalog), and adds more shows and movies from parent company ViacomCBS’s vaults.

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HBO Max Review 2021: Price, Shows and Movies, and More

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HBO Max is an on-demand streaming TV service from HBO, featuring all of the premium channel’s original series and a deep vault of shows and movies from HBO’s parent company, WarnerMedia. HBO Max also launched with several Max Original series, with more on the way in 2021 (in addition to over a dozen major Warner Bros. movies).

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fuboTV Review: Plans, Pricing, and More

by | Jun 8, 2021 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

fuboTV offers up to 158 channels, a 1,000-hour cloud DVR, and a slick interface that neatly mirrors what you’re used to with cable or satellite service. It’s also just fun to say “fubo.” We’ve also named fuboTV as the best streamer for sports in our Best Live TV and On-Demand Streaming Services 2020 rundown.

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Philo Review 2020: Cost, Channels, and More

by | Jun 4, 2021 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

While other streamers fight to add more channels and games (and hike prices accordingly), Philo keeps it light n’ breezy. It offers zero sports or local channels, focusing instead on entertainment (like Comedy Central, Paramount Network, and AMC) and lifestyle (such as A&E, HGTV, and Cooking Channel) networks.

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How to Watch Yellowstone

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Yellowstone is a TV drama that premiered on Paramount Network in June 2018 and quickly became cable’s second-most-watched series, just behind The Walking Dead. It’s a modern-day Western with familial melodrama and power struggles—think Sons of Anarchy, but with trucks instead of motorcycles.

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Amazon Prime Video Review 2021: Prices, Plans, and More

by | Jun 2, 2021 | Reviews | 0 

Prime Video is an on-demand streaming TV service owned and operated by mega-merchant Amazon. It also offers some live sports programming (like NFL football, NBA basketball, and PGA golf), and it has a growing slate of in-house original TV shows and movies (like award winners The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Sound of Metal).

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AT&T TV vs. DIRECTV

by | Jun 1, 2021 | Brand Reviews, Reviews, Versus Reviews | 0 

Aside from their delivery methods, AT&T TV and DIRECTV are quite similar—right down to the package names and ownership (that would be AT&T). AT&T TV is streamed over the internet, and DIRECTV is beamed via satellite in the sky.

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